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Bill Ericson

Bill Ericson

Special Counsel

Since joining Finlaysons in 1982, Bill has built up a wealth of legal expertise in litigation practice and procedure, commercial litigation and constitutional and administrative law. He specialises in costs and constitutional law, but his advice is constantly sought on all areas of law and the most technical and complex of problems.

As Special Counsel in our Commercial Disputes practice area, Bill practises widely in all areas of commercial litigation across a range of different practice areas. He provides legal advices, litigation documents and acts in Counsel in Chamber arguments.

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Bill is Chairman and one of the longest serving members of the Law Society of South Australia’s Costs Committee. He also works for the Legal Practitioners Conduct Board, providing advice on costs in overcharging complaints and is widely published on costs matters.

Bill is amongst a handful of solicitors in Adelaide who deal with clients wishing to challenge solicitors’ fees. Solicitors from other firms also engage Bill to act for them in fee disputes.

Known for his high level of technical skill, Bill produces accurate and timely work for his clients and colleagues. His extraordinary expertise is widely recognised within Finlaysons and the wider legal community.


  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice



  • Law Society of South Australia Member and Chair of the Costs Committee

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